The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.97% 7.08% 6.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.74% 23.42% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 30
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,750 £80,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 111 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.57% 30.25% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 93 142
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,600 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 13 (38.24%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) Clustering
5 10 (29.41%) UNIX
5 10 (29.41%) Solaris
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) CCNP
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (26.47%) RHCE
6 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
6 9 (26.47%) VPN
6 9 (26.47%) IBM AIX Certification
6 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) AIX
6 9 (26.47%) VoIP
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
7 8 (23.53%) WAN
7 8 (23.53%) LAN
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (20.59%) F5
9 6 (17.65%) FWSM
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 9 (26.47%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) VoIP
3 8 (23.53%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (17.65%) FWSM
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 4 (11.76%) WLAN
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security
7 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) OSPF
7 2 (5.88%) DNS
7 2 (5.88%) RIP
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
8 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Network Support
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Support
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Network Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) Handset
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) UNIX
1 10 (29.41%) Solaris
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) AIX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (11.76%) Security Management
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 9 (26.47%) RHCE
4 9 (26.47%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (11.76%) CISM
5 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.82%) MCP
6 3 (8.82%) CCSP
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) CCSA
7 2 (5.88%) MCITP
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.88%) HND
7 2 (5.88%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) MCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CRISC
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (5.88%) UAG
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Aruba
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.94%) ESRI